What is Quizlet?
Quizlet is the easiest way to practice and master what you’re learning. Create your own flashcards and study sets or choose from millions created by other students — it’s up to you. More than 60 million students study with Quizlet each month because it’s the leading education and flashcard app that makes studying languages, history, vocab and science simple and effective. And it's free!
Quizlet, a web-based app designed to assist students in studying information using interactive tools and games.
Quizlet's mission aims to help students and teachers practice and master the lessons they are learning.
Quizlet organizes information into study sets that students or teachers can add to their accounts.
Students log in to Quizlet and select the study set that best suits their needs. These study sets can be created by teachers or generated by others.
Quizlet is flexible and customizable and can be used by any grade and any class.
This means that Quizlet is able to help students learn high-school health science teachers and middle school career readiness teachers.
You now know what Quizlet does and how it works. Let's dive into the benefits it offers you and your students.
Quizlet provides free online study tools that include flashcards and games. These are designed to help students learn material. Students have the option to create their own study set or use 16 million flashcard sets that others students have created. The site offers more than flashcards. It also has games.
How does it work? it allows students to focus on the facts they are learning. Students can make lists (words, definitions) and then use online flashcards or games to test their knowledge. It includes the following games:
- Speller – Listen to what you hear in this audio-powered learning mode.
- Learn – Track your correct/incorrect answers, and retest those you missed.
- Test – Randomly generate tests from your flashcards.
- Scatter – Race against time to drag and match terms/definitions.
- Space Race -Type the answer in the box as the terms/definitions scroll across your screen.
Students have the option to create their own study set or use flashcard sets of approximately 16,000,000 created by others students.
It offers a text-to-speech function, which allows students to hear words being spoken in 18 languages. It also has “VoiceOver,” an Apple screen-reading technology that allows students to hear what's being said and use their keyboard without visuals. This makes it possible for students with vision impairments to use Quizlet.
What Quizlet App Offers
There is a (free) iPhone app as of August 2012. As of late 2012, Android and iPad apps were in the works. Here is what you get from the App.
With the app you can:
– Learn with flashcards
– Get expert-verified textbook solutions for your toughest problem sets
– Share flashcards with friends, classmates or students
– Get test-day ready with Learn mode
– Put your memory to the test with Write mode
– Race against the clock in a game of Match mode
– Learn Spanish and other foreign languages
– Listen to your material pronounced correctly in 18 languages
– Learn about science, math, history, coding and more
Quizlet's learning application can help you learn confidently, whether you are studying for standardized exams such as the SAT and ACT, or for midterms or tests in school.
It is a learning app that can be used for all subjects, such as vocabulary, biology and chemistry, social studies or AP. Study modes that let you memorize vocabulary, learn pronunciation, and take tests in over 18 languages will help you learn foreign languages more effectively, including Spanish and French as well as German, French and Chinese.
It makes simple learning tools that let you study anything. Start learning today with flashcards, games and learning tools.
You can login to you Quizlet account using your Google account, Apple ID, Facebook or your regular mail. Here is Quizlet login page
Should You Use Quizlet?
It all comes down to Quizlet's pros and cons.
It is a great tool to help students review and memorize specific terms and concepts.
If you notice unusually high grades or word-for-word answers, then it might be time to eliminate Quizlet from the teaching strategy.
You can always ask your teachers for their opinions, even though this is ultimately your decision.
Quizlet Live Teacher
Quizlet lets teachers engage students with a variety of learning activities and games that will help them to strengthen their understanding of the subject matter. Quizlet allows teachers to choose study material sets and modify them to fit their curriculum. Or, they can create new sets with custom terms, images, and audio. Quizlet Live allows students to play with their classmates or study at their own pace. Teachers can monitor student progress and identify areas that need improvement or extra teaching time.
Quizlet Live has two play modes: individual and group. This allows students to strengthen vocabulary and encourage them to be more accurate than quick in their answers. Students must work in teams to win the challenge. No one person has access to all the answers. Quizlet allows teachers to create classes and share sets via Google Classroom accounts.